Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Minnesota, 2014

CRP PracticeAcres, 2014
Wetland Restoration226,615
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement204,354
Rare and Declining Habitat173,154
Filter strips127,815
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain98,450
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes90,248
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established71,695
Establishment of permanent native grasses69,693
Riparian buffer42,401
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Grass--*37,653
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer34,743
Hardwood tree planting20,951
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland15,710
Tree planting10,132
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established10,009
Permanent wildlife habitat9,760
Duck Nesting Habitat9,549
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement8,597
Marginal wetland buffer7,192
Wildlife food plot5,286
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement4,646
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement3,817
Living snow fences, non-easement3,769
Grass waterways, non-easement3,757
Expired hardwood tree planting1,626
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer888
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement806
Pollinator Habitat757
Bottomland timber established on wetland596
Habitat for upland birds543
Living snow fence453
Field windbreak establishment374
FWP Flooded Prairie Wetland281
Shelterbelt establishment275
Shallow water areas for wildlife253
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement229
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Buffers113
FWP Aquaculture Wetland Restoration87
Grass waterways73
Flood Control System69
FWP Constructed Wetland67
Vegetative filter strips (grass)60
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement45
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)38
Emergency Forestry - Softwood - New30
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces27
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)20
Sediment Retention Control Structure: MI CREP17
Vegetative filter strips15
Cross Wind Trap Strips11
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity5
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement5
Vegetative filter strips (trees)4
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Wetlands4
Erosion control structure2
Alternate perennial1

For more detail on who receives CRP Payments, please visit EWG's Farm Subsidy Database.


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